Bug 83500 - Man pages do not display correctly in gnome-terminal or xterm
Man pages do not display correctly in gnome-terminal or xterm
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82099
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: man (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-02-04 17:29 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:36 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2003-02-04 17:29:58 EST
Description of problem:

This is on standard install of phoebe2 with the default i18n/environment
settings. Every man page that I have tried displays incorrectly using
either gnome-terminal or xterm. The most frequent mistake is substituting
? (gnome-terminal) and a 'box' (xterm) for the hyphen '-'.
Thus after?content in gnome-terminal instead of after-content.
But also Don?t instead of don't, and other things.
I have had to add "alias man='env LANG=C man'" to .bashrc to get man pages
to display properly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

man-1.5k-2, man-pages-1.53-2
This in Phoebe2 with all the recent updates. 

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-06 11:41:48 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82099 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:36 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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